Two Armenians Injured in Egypt Attack


CAIRO (Public Radio of Armenia) — Two Armenian nationals were injured on July 14 in stabbings at a hotel in the popular Red Sea resort of Hurghada that left two tourists killed, reports the Armenian Embassy in Egypt.

The injuries are not life-threatening, the Embassy said.

Two tourists, reported to be women, were killed in the incident, the BBC quotes Egyptian medical officials as saying.

At least four other people were injured and a man has been arrested. The attacker was neutralized thanks to efforts of one of the Armenians, Spokesman for the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Tigran Balayan said in a Twitter post.

The suspect is being questioned by police to determine his motives, the Interior Ministry said.

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